Letter Carriers’ Food Drive

Saturday, May 13, 2017!!

This is a nation-wide event and is the single largest food drive conducted on one designated day from coast to coast. The Sioux City letter carriers, as well as letter carriers in surrounding communities, are committed participants in this large undertaking every year, and are anticipating another successful food drive.

“Stamp Out Hunger” makes it easy for residents to donate. All they have to do is place non-perishable food items in bags and place the bags next to their mailboxes on the designated date. U.S. Postal Service letter carriers will pick up the bags and donated items to help stock the shelves at the Food Bank of Siouxland. The items most in demand include canned fruit and vegetables, soups, canned meats, hot and cold cereal, pasta, and boxed or ready-made meals (i.e. macaroni and cheese). Please no food past its expiration or “best by date,” no open items, no glass jars, and no homemade/jarred items.


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!
The Food Bank looks for volunteers to help sort through the donations here at the warehouse. We’ll start the sorting at 3 PM. We will be firing up the grill to feed our volunteers, so be sure to give us a call to let us know you’d like to come to help!

For more information or sign up to volunteer, please call the Food Bank at 712-255-9741 or email debbie@siouxlandfoodbank.org.

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